Manuel Jesus Ruiz, 45, of Soledad, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013. He was born on October 9, 1967, in Somerton, Ariz.
Loving memory of father, brother and uncle.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Octavio O. Ruiz and Maria De Las Nieves Mendoza.
Manuel is survived by his daughter, Cassandra Ruiz; brothers and sisters, Raymond Ruiz, Frank O. Ruiz, Alex Ruiz, Nellie Mattos, Maria J. Garcia, Joe Ruiz, Martha Salcedo, Mary Garza, Carmen Ruiz, Frances Gaston, Teresa Cruz, Isabel Ruiz, Robert Ruiz and Lola Mendoza Mulholland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held February 11, 2013 at Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 East Alisal Street, Salinas.
Burial will take place at a later date at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 18200 Damian Way, Salinas.
Arrangements by Alta Vista Mortuary, 41 East Alisal Street; 424-9700.
Online condolences: www.altavistamortuary.com.